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Regenerative medicine in the era of COVID-19

Mike Lehmicke, Director of Science and Industry Affairs at the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine, discusses the alliance’s key focus areas, as well as topics such as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 outbreaks

How sewage can provide an early warning of COVID-19 outbreaks

N-WESP is working to develop a system for detecting coronavirus in wastewater in order to provide an warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks.
wasrtewater-based epidemiology

Wastewater-based epidemiology could help in the fight against COVID-19

Hokkaido University Assistant Professor Masaaki Kitajima and Ryo Iwamoto from Shionogi & Co Ltd are developing an innovative early warning and mass diagnosis system...
antiviral

COVID-19: researchers identify molecules that can pave the way for new antiviral drugs

Researchers have discovered a series of molecules that expose COVID-19 to the body’s immune system, opening up the possibility for new antiviral drugs to treat the virus.
evolution of SARS-CoV-2

UK-based consortium has been granted £12.2m to track the evolution of SARS-CoV-2

The UK Department for Health and Social Care Testing Innovation Fund has granted £12.2m to COG-UK to track the evolution of SARS-CoV-2.
smart pipe

Smart pipe to deliver low-carbon solutions to buried infrastructure industries

Smart pipe developed by a UK-based collaboration could offer a low-carbon solution to drainage and storm water pipe industries.
detect SARS-CoV-2

Scientists develop new photonic sensors to detect SARS-CoV-2

A multidisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Malaga, Spain, is developing a point-of-care system based on photonic sensors to detect SARS-CoV-2. Led by...
COVID-19 vaccine strategy

European Commission announces its COVID-19 vaccine strategy

The European Commission has presented the key elements of the EU’s COVID-19 vaccine strategy, which aims to distribute vaccines safely and efficiently across member...
COVID-19 lockdowns

Reduced pollution amid the COVID-19 lockdowns saved thousands of lives

New study shows that the reduction of air pollution during the COVID-19 lockdowns has averted tens of thousands of deaths in Europe and Asia. According...
ODIN project

Exploring robotics and AI in a clinical setting with the ODIN project

A research team from the University of Warwick has been awarded €13m for the ODIN project, which will explore the use of robotics and...
SARS-CoV-2 antivirals

Structural biology to further innovation in SARS-CoV-2 antivirals

A UK-based research team has conducted fragment screening of SARS-CoV-2 for the future development of antiviral therapeutics to treat those suffering from COVID-19. A new...
Nitric oxide

Nitric oxide shows potential in treating COVID-19 patients

Researchers discover that nitric oxide, which offered an effective treatment against the 2003 SARS outbreak, could relieve the symptoms of COVID-19. As described in the...
clinical trials for COVID-19

Can machine learning create faster clinical trials for COVID-19?

A recent research paper, published in Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research, describes how advances in machine learning can provide an opportunity for researchers to create...
telehealth

Ebola telehealth tool adapted to treat COVID-19 patients

Telehealth tools developed at the University of Virginia’s UVA Health to provide remote treatment and guidance to Ebola patients could help care providers reduce...
remote monitoring device

New 3D printed remote monitoring device for COVID-19 patients

EIT Digital Master School students have developed a 3D printed remote monitoring device which can measure the vital signs of COVID-19 patients to enables...
ai age-related disease

Combining science and AI for breakthroughs in age-related disease

Undiscovered European AI biotech company Aladdin Healthcare Technologies continues to build novel technologies and achieve new milestones to combat age-related disease. Aladdin Healthcare Technologies is...
treat COVID-19

electroCore: Innovation to treat COVID-19

The team from electroCore, Inc spoke to The Innovation Platform about the gammaCore Sapphire™ device, which, although mainly used for adults who suffer from...
SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

Innovate UK has funded new clinical trials for a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

Innovate UK has granted a spin-out of Cambridge University, DIOSynVax, £1.9m to begin clinical trials of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. At a microscopic level, SARS-CoV-2 has...
innovation network

UK-based innovation network to address environmental challenges

An innovation network, named KTN, has launched a new strategy to address some of Britain’s greatest environmental and societal challenges. The UK’s largest innovation network,...
biotech innovation

CEBINA: biotech innovation in the fight against COVID-19

Eszter Nagy, CEO and founder of CEBINA, speaks about the multifaceted activities of the Central European Biotech Incubator and Accelerator, which has joined the...

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